OnePlus One smartphone packs a premium punch at half the price

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We are almost desensitised when it comes to new smartphone releases from Apple, Samsung and even HTC, but don’t feel bad because you’ve missed the news of the OnePlus One. Nope – to be honest I hadn’t heard of the OnePlus One either until a friend gave me a nudge (thanks Steve!). What makes this [...]

New Lytro Illum light-field camera looks more like a pro-DSLR

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Lytro is back but has left the square-tubed looks of its original outing behind with a new light-field camera, called the Illum. The Lytro Illum is aimed at both the hobbyist and professional photographer alike and these users should warm to the new snapper thanks to it looking more like a full-frame digital SLR with [...]

LG reveals more G Watch details

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LG has updated its page for the G Watch smartwatch and, in doing, has revealed new details about the LG Android Wear-powered wrist-piece. The latest LG site update confirms that the G Watch will thankfully be resistant to both water dust, and will be available in two colour options – Stealth Black and Champagne Gold. [...]

New Onkyo networked AV receivers pack 4K and vinyl compatibility

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Onkyo has unleashed a new pair of AV Receivers named the TX-NR737 and TX-NR838, both of which feature 4K/60 Hz and HDCP 2.2-compliant video and wireless hi-res audio connectivity and have gained THX Select2 Plus certification. The Onkyo TX-NR838 and TX-NR737 have Wide Range Amplifier Technology (WRAT) at their core, a system built around a [...]

LG launches ultra-wide 34-inch QHD monitor, the 34UM95

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LG has just announced a brand new monitor for release in May, dubbed the 34UM95. This IPS 21:9 UltraWide QHD monitor packs a huge resolution and clever Screen Split and Dual Link-up functions. LG has just released info on the world’s first 34-inch UltraWide monitor. The 34-inch Mega Monitor features a 21:9 UltraWide QHD display [...]

HP Z workstations push the limits of CGI and video editing software

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HP’s Z workstations have been designed to meet the demands of design and media professionals who may be working with intricate 3D models, complex datasets, video editing and photography. The Z workstations set the “standard for innovation, performance, and reliability” according to HP, and are used in areas such as media, entertainment, engineering, architecture and [...]